Shonna’s Rustic Farm Wedding

Growing up on a farm in the mountains of North Carolina, I wanted a rustic themed wedding with the reception in a barn.  We wanted our friends and family surrounding us, good food, good music, and a beautiful setting.  We knew when … Continue reading »

For the Star Trek geek!

Star Trek Grooms Cake

My college friend was delighted to get a surprise groom’s cake from his newlywed wife! Yes, I went to a geeky college but anyone can be a Star Trek fan.

Wedding Dress Table Skirt

Redefining The Table Skirt (Part 3 of 3)

So by now, you’re probably wondering where all that dress actually went?  We had the patch in my dress, and the ring bearer pillow, but there was still plenty of fabric to be used!  After inspecting my grandmother’s gown, we realized that … Continue reading »

Cake Stand

Have Cake Stand, Will Travel

In an earlier post, I mentioned that as the first family member to get hitched, I am starting with a clean slate, sans wedding stuff. My sister, Bridesmaidzilla (just kidding, she was wonderful, but I will call her this in the blog), … Continue reading »

TV Carousel

A TV-themed Wedding

When I was planning our wedding, I realized that there were a lot of things that represented my fiance (er..husband) but none that represented me. But when I thought about things that represented me all I could think about was food and … Continue reading »

Photo Source: peanutbutterbandit on Etsy.com

Wooden Cake Toppers

I was browsing through Etsy and came across this set of cake toppers that resemble Han Solo and Princess Leia: The artist can make anything on request. If you’re bringing children into your marriage, here’s a cute one to use: Or, if … Continue reading »

Photo Source: Cake Bee

Football at Your Wedding

I’m crossing my fingers hoping that this post will bring the Redskins good luck against the Cowboys this Sunday. **fingers crossed**   So….I know the Redskins are having yet ANOTHER disappointing season but regardless, this idea is super awesome. At her second … Continue reading »

Wedding Cake Stand

Investing in Wedding @#;*!

I’m the first child in my family to get married, and as a result, I have no wedding @#;*! to speak of. No random ring bearer pillows, no tiaras, no Jordan Almonds (I swear, some of the ones I’ve gotten in favors … Continue reading »


Cake Collage

In the spirit of “Big Fat Cake,” here are some ideas to consider:


So the wedding couple that won the Today Show Wedding needs to choose their wedding cake. They showed four options and viewers can vote. Or, watch for inspirational ideas! Vote on the Today Show Facebook page. Which one did you vote for? … Continue reading »

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Twilight-Themed Wedding

You might think I’m a huge Twilight fan, but I’m not. Just a big fan of the wedding-to-be in the Twilight series, which is why I’m so curious about Bella’s wedding dress. However, if YOU are a Twilight fan (any many people … Continue reading »

Give Your Cake Some Bling

If you want to add something to the cake, but don’t want to add to the cake, try using a decorative cake stand. The cake stand above will definitely give you some bling but there are many choices to choose from. Work … Continue reading »